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Koni orange rear shocks

Ok so on some bumps my stock suspension will bottom out I was wondering if I put konis on if that would fix the issue or do I just need stiffer springs fyi suspension is stock on all four corners so I would only be doing the rear and leaving the front stock until I could afford struts


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If you're bottoming out then shocks will definitely help. Koni's are a good choice as well too.



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Thanks glad you all our so helpful

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I put the orange Konis on mine last year. At first I liked them OK, but now that I've had them a while I'm not as impressed. My car still rides like crap, but I think the Eibach coils are more to blame and the Konis aren't stiff enough to help out much. I wish I could afford new coils and better shocks at the same time...but I can't.

If I were you, I'd look at some good shocks first, but you may also end up needing a bump stop of some sort back there as well because you're OE springs are likely getting fatigued.

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I plan on doing koni shocks and then the lcas with spherical ends then I plan to go on to front suspension I really don't want to lower the car my 18in rims don't give me much of a fender gap

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